A true Montanan renaissance man; Ben is a professor, technologist, rodeo boss, and played football for the Cats. Men are jealous. Women swoon.
Ben is a professor, digital experience expert, and dev-tech influencer. He serves as the principal technologist for PRIME, creating rich user experiences, intuitive digital interaction, and visually compelling interfaces. With a depth of knowledge, as a business owner and conference speaker, Ben serves on several advisory boards as a director and is highly sought after for his insights into development, search engine optimization (SEO), graphics, advertising, PHP, and branding & identity.
Along with teaching at Montana State University and Gallatin College, Ben is heavily involved in the Bozeman community and has his hands in a little of everything. A former board member for the local Big Brothers Big Sisters chapter, he has coached youth football for over a decade and puts on the local PRCA rodeo. Ben volunteers his time for several non-profits, as giving back is a huge priority for him.
The resident bald guy in the office, Ben was born and raised in the small town of Big Timber, MT (pop: 1,600). He played football for the Bobcats while he attended Montana State University. After graduation, Ben received the Bronze Pencil Award for excellence in Graphic Design.
Ben also is involved in several web development communities across the country. He is a board member of the ExpressionEngine Conference, a national web development conference, and is a power user of Craft CMS. His extensive knowledge base and experience ensures that PRIME customers use the latest technologies and practices to engage users and customers in the most successful way possible.